F-104G 23+65 ErpSt 61 (Erprobungsstelle 61) with special Day-Glo test markings 1973

F-104G, construction number 683D-8055, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
Fokker factory construction number 10505, first flight April 9, 1963 at Fokker-Schiphol
delivery date July 5, 1963 coded KG+155; LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on July 16, 1963 for modifications
ErpSt 61 at Manching AB delivery date on August 23, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
coded YA+103 on November 25, 1963, special test aircraft with Day-Glo markings in 1964
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966
23+65 to MBB for Fighterbomber version modification January 12, 1976; JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on August 31, 1976
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
midair collision with a RAF Jaguar on July 28, 1982 at Warendorf near Gutersloh AB, emergency landing at Gutersloh AB
TechnGrp 11 "F-104 Kommando" June 15, 1983; repaired and back to JaboG 33 on November 4, 1983
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 29, 1985
struck off charge order (AVA) June 4, 1986; with 1.788 flight hours as "Verteidigungshilfe" (Defense Aid)
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-8055) on August 5, 1986; seen coded "4-055" with 4.AJU at Murted AB in 1987
crashed coded "8-055" with 181 Filo of 8.AJU at Diyarbakir AB on August 13, 1991; written off.

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